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A monthly meeting is held normally on the first Tuesday of every month.
Doors open at 1.30pm and this first half hour provides an opportunity for members to socialise, find out about local and national activities and sign up for chosen events. Following announcements concerning U3A business, invited speakers give a talk. Recent subjects have included The Sinking of the Lusitania, Chalk Figures in England and Paul Nash the Artist.
The venue is St James Methodist Church Hall, Saint James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE (click for map). Parking is available on site and in the surrounding streets.
Tea and coffee are available after the talk (If you are helping with tea-making, click here for guidelines).
Please wear your membership badge and sign in at the desk. Visitors are welcome to attend up to 2 general meetings at a cost of £1. At each meeting three or four established members act as meeter/greeters, particularly to welcome new members and visitors (If you are helping as a meeter/greeter, click here for guidelines).
The Annual General Meeting (members only) takes place at the February meeting and the Christmas party (booking necessary) at the December meeting.
The list below details the current programme. Details are also in the Newsletter Suggestions for future speakers are welcome (contact Mary Gunn).
|6th March 2018||The Campaign for Women's Suffrage - A Hampshire Perspective||Roger Ottewill||Dr Roger Ottewill is an academic who spent 35 years in higher education. His interests include local political, administrative and religious history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this talk Roger will explore the evidence of the suffragettes campaign in Hampshire. The impact can be seen in the reporting of national incidents in the local press, public meetings, propaganda and marches as well as the intense opposition to the cause of ‘votes for women’.|